THE AGE OF FITSQUARIOUS:
Friday, June 3rd Le Fits with North Lawrence Midnight Singers at KFN, Philadelphia
Saturday, June 4th Le Fits play Brooklyn Fireproof. Stay tuned for details.
Thursday, April 21, The Silver Salon @ L'Etage Ben hosting with guests Charlie Hall and the Silver Ages. If that wasn't enough: Special guest Bing Ji Ling from the Phenomenal Handclap Band. A San Francisco Syle Hoot.
April 27th, Le Fits plays hard and fast with In Granada and Gerhardt at Kung Fu Necktie, Philadelphia
April 28th, Camplight Sings Nilsson (We are the string section) @ Johnny Brenda's. How do you say "awesometown" in Swedish?
Bastille Day 2011: Le Fits play all songs in French at L'Etage July 14th
Nerd Night, Fall 2011. Special Guests, Le Fits. ! ! !
Shows in New York and Boston on the radar for Summer 2011. Stay tuned. Visit our Facebook Page if you want updates.
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with David Copenhafer and Pepi Ginsberg
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In Other News:
We're hard at work on the new studio (Hi 5 Studio in Philly) Check out progress at this blog.
If you live in Philly, come see us at the Salon at L'Etage. Every Third Thursday of the month. We host that.
Hey, here's an old pic!
Fits at The Sunset Bar, San Francisco with original cast members Sarah Hluchan on Saw, Scott Knipplemeir on Trombone and bass Harmonica, Seth Warren on Drums.
Le Fits, BC Camplight, Not Waving But Drowning Rock it at the 5th Side Benefit Show, Saturday November 17th, 2010 Philadelphia, PA
The 5th Side is our music, art, and cultural venue that we've been working on for 3 years here in South Kensington, Philadelphia. We keep a blog for this project and you can find it here. The 5th Side is a sort of home-base for Le Fits, Hi 5 Recording, and anything else we feel like programming (next show is Brandt Imhoff's senior art show, Brandt is a Tyler School of Art student graduating this December, and Le Fits awesome poster-maker).
Anyway, thanks to the friends who helped in many different ways - You know who you are! Thanks to BC Camplight for playing an awesome set (and moving many heavy objects in preparation) Not Waving But Drowning, and thanks to everyone who came out and had a good time with us.
July 14th Le Fits Bastille Day show at L'Etage
Thursday, April 8th
Saturday, April 3rd
Thursday, February 25th
Friday, January 22nd
Le Fits are now on Facebook
|* Near Fits to be released on vinyl in 2010! We are terribly excited. Good tunes on your Hi Fi.
"Each of the dozen tunes is an endearing folksy pop gem with vocals that reminded us of J Mascis." - Aquarius Records
* Birds of America Released.
Here's a free download of the song.
"Shot myself in the foot so many times that I can see through it to the floor. Well at least now I know where I'm walking and I can hang it on a door."
* Ben compiles his String Arrangements - featuring strings for Bart Davenport, Greg Ashley, Indianna Hale, Le Fits, and others. Yo! String Sections for hire... See it here >
* We Are Building a New Studio in Philly.
2009 has been a busy year! We bought an amazing old building in Philadelphia and are rehabbing it to be the future site of UFI studios part II, a performance space, and we'll also have a few creative-minded tenants.
Check out our blog about the project: 5side.blogspot.com.
* Past News
* Le Fits appearing live on Daytrotter Friday, February 29th at 2pm PST. Tune in to a live webcast ~ Ben will be playing some songs solo for this wonderful website as they are in town broadcasting for the Noise Pop Festival.
* Indianna Hale's new record is done! Recorded entirely at UFI with Ben on strings andfaders. Check Indianna's website for release details.
* Past Performances
in August 07: Le Fits played some shows out on the East Coast:
August 16 New York City: The Cake Shop with Girl Friday
August 18 Philadelphia, PA at Johnny Brenda's with the Photon Band
August 20th Washington, CD, at The Black Cat with The Mantras
August 21st Brooklyn, NY at Pete's Candy Store with Roda Viva
Le Fits play Davis! Ben and Seth as a two-piece April 07 at Sophia's Thai Kitchen, Davis, CA
Fits @ Sophia's Thai Kitchen April 20th
Ben appearing live on KDVS Cool As Folk w/ Michael Leahy 4.20 April Twentieth
UFI Studio featured on KNOW Productions: View interview on Youtube: Oops guess this link is gone!
Le Fits @ 12 Galaxies, San Francisco with Greg Ashley's Medecine Fuck Dream and Danava 3.6.07